The Loneliness of the Long-Term Care Giver

Levine, Carol
May 1999
New England Journal of Medicine;05/20/99, Vol. 340 Issue 20, p1587
Academic Journal
Looks into the issues of family care givers. The author's experiences when her husband had an automobile accident; The health care system in the United States; Family care givers who are invisible as individuals and as a labor force; The complex responsibility of the family to provide or pay for care; Clinton administration's proposal for assistance for the elderly and family care givers; Restructuring of Medicare; Programs to train and support family care givers.


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